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documents folder issue on windows 10
« on: May 02, 2016, 05:07:18 AM »
After installing BS2 on W10, for some reason it has default documents folder in the root of my documents. When trying to switch to a new folder, the program just hangs forever.

This is the same if I try both inside or outside the documents folder, for instance d:\documents\beersmith2, or d:\beersmith2. It just hangs.

I've tried running as administrator, but same thing happens.
« Last Edit: May 02, 2016, 05:10:16 AM by krifos »

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Re: documents folder issue on windows 10
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2016, 09:30:05 PM »
You can actually manually force it to use a different directory though it should not be needed in most cases.

Run Regedit as an administrator and go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\BeerSmith2 and create a string entry called "Directory" there.  Give it a value of the full path to your desired directory such as "C:\Users\Brad\Documents\BeerSmith2"

Next create that directory (make sure it exists) and then run BeerSmith2 - it should start up with a clean data setup in that directory.

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